December 4, 2012, 5:38 am

Namibian President, Hifikepunye Pohamba has reshuffled his cabinet which is effective from today. Pohamba’s reshuffle comes after Sunday’s 5th SWAPO congress, which he said necessitated the redeployment of some political personnel, as well as to bring new ones on board. 

New Ministerial appointments:

    Hage Geingob – Prime Minister
    Nahas Angula – Minister of Defense
    Pendukeni Ivula-Ithana – Minister of Home Affairs
    Jerry Ekandjo – Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture
    Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah – Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Immanuel Ngatjizeko – Minister of Safety and Security
    Charles Namoloh – Minister of Regional and Local Government
    Rosalia Nghidinwa – Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare
    Untoni Nujoma –Minister of Justice
    Doreen Sioka- Minister of Labour and Social Welfare
    Uahekua Herungua – Minister of Environment and Tourism
    Calle Schlettwein – Minister of Trade and Industry
    Petrus Iilonga -Deputy Minister of Defence
    Lempy Lucas – Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry
    Pohamba Shifeta – Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism
    Kilus Nguvauva – Deputy Minister of Works and Transport
    Samuel Ankama – Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources
    Juliet Kavetuna – Deputy Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture

Reshuffled Governors

    Samuel Nuujoma – Governor of Otjozondjupa Region
    Rapama Rehabeam Kamehozu – Governor of Omaheke Region
    Laura McLeod-Katjirua – Governor of Khomas Region